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Friend, Feminist, Unsung Hero: In Praise of Mary Thom

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media
Angela Bonavoglia

Mary Thom is many things. A founder of Ms., long-time Ms. executive editor, editor-in-chief of features for the Women's Media Center, lively author, devoted sister, aunt and great aunt, loyal friend. But she was also a committed, skillful, some might say incorrigible motorcycle driver.

Lupe Ontiveros' 5 Most Memorable Roles (PHOTOS)

MamasLatinas.com | Posted 09.26.2012 | Latino Voices

The death of legendary Mexican actress Lupe Ontiveros has left us stunned and saddened. After the 69-year-old lost her battle to liver cancer yesterda...

Joker Artist Dies At 89

AP | By VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Comic book industry pioneer Jerry Robinson, who helped create Batman sidekick Robin the Boy Wonder and their arch-nemesis The Joker, has d...

Fred Shuttlesworth, Civil Rights Leader, Dies At 89

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 12.05.2011 | Black Voices

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — At one end of the fire hose were officers deployed by Bull Connor, the notoriously racist police commissioner fond of telling...

Former MLB Pitcher Found Dead In California

Posted 09.27.2011 | Sports

Former New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu was reportedly found dead on Wednesday at his home in California, Japanese site asahi.com reports. Lo...

'Home Alone' Actor Dies At 87

Posted 09.13.2011 | Celebrity

AP Text: SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Character actor Roberts Blossom, who played the white-bearded neighbor "old man Marley" in the movie "Home Alone,"...

'Brady Bunch' Creator Dies At 94

Posted 09.11.2011 | Celebrity

AP Text/Video: LOS ANGELES -- Sherwood Schwartz, writer-creator of two of the best-remembered TV series of the 1960s and 1970s, "Gilligan's Island...

What Happens To Your Digital Writing When You Die?

nytimes.com | ROB WALKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But many of us, in these worst of circumstances, would also leave behind things that exist outside of those familiar categories. Suppose you blogged o...

Pattabhi Jois, Founder of Ashtanga Yoga, Passes Away at Age 93

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

The passing of this beloved master and progenitor of modern yoga puts the weight of the future of yoga's integrity squarely on our shoulders.